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Planet Welcomes Rosanne Saccone as Chief Marketing Officer

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I’m happy to announce that Rosanne Saccone has joined Planet as our Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Rosanne is a seasoned strategic marketing executive and leader with over 25 years of results-driven marketing and management experience in the high tech industry. Rosanne is joining Planet at a critical time as the company continues […]

Tech Entrepreneur Wendy Tan White Joins Planet’s Board

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We are thrilled to announce that Wendy Tan White has joined Planet’s Board of Directors, taking Google’s seat. With over 25 years of experience working in technology and investment, she brings extensive entrepreneurial experience and leadership to Planet as we grow our business in existing and new markets. Wendy is currently the […]

Explore 2020: Planet Goes Virtual For Its Biggest Annual Event

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Last October, Planet hosted our first ever user conference, Planet Explore.  It was thrilling and humbling to bring together over 400 attendees from 28 different countries who were represented across dozens of industries. We’re excited to bring the geospatial community together again this year, even though the event will look a bit […]

Esri and Planet Expand Satellite Imagery Partnership

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Planet is expanding its partnership with Esri, the global market leader in GIS software. Esri will be reselling satellite imagery, extending access to Planet’s high cadence data set to the largest GIS community. With this new agreement, Esri customers can now directly buy Planet imagery. As was announced at the 2019 Esri […]

Rocket Lab Electron Rocket Fails Carrying Five SuperDoves

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On July 4, 2020 (July 5 local time in New Zealand), Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket carrying Planet’s Flock 4e (five SuperDoves) suffered an anomaly preventing the successful launch and deployment of the satellite payloads. While it’s never the outcome that we hope for, the risk of launch failure is one Planet is […]

Pics or It Didn’t Happen: The Rocket Lab Launch of Five New SuperDoves

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This June and July will be busy times for the Launch and Satellite Operations teams at Planet. In addition to the successful launch of three new SkySats this past Saturday (with three more launching this summer), we have another five SuperDoves (Flock 4e) launching on Rocket Lab’s “Pics or It Didn’t Happen” Electron launch later […]

SkySats 16-18 Successfully Launch Aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9

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On June 13, 2020, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully lofted three of Planet’s high-resolution imaging SkySats along with a batch of its Starlink communications satellites. SkySats 16, 17 and 18 were successfully deployed into a drop-off orbit of 205 x 380 km, 53 degree inclination. Planet’s launch operations team has successfully acquired […]

Copernicus EMS Uses Planet Data for Emergency Response Mapping

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We are excited to announce that the Copernicus Emergency Management Service, or Copernicus EMS, utilizes Planet data to help provide emergency response mapping services for a variety of disaster situations, ranging from geophysical and meteorological hazards to humanitarian and man-made crises. When events occur, authorized users can alert Copernicus EMS to an […]

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